With 2014 about to end as the warmest year on record, it is becoming more and more urgent that meaningful action to address climate change take place.
A Health Canada study finds no measurable association between wind turbine noise and sleep disturbance and disorders, illnesses and chronic health conditions, or stress and quality-of-life issues.
Although never a substitute for or rationale to cut science spending, citizen science programs like IceWatch and NatureWatch amplify and fill gaps in government- and university-led science.
Taking measured steps to address global warming would have few negative economic effects and would offer numerous benefits. Failing to act would be disastrous for the economy and environment.
Meeting a target of keeping global temperature from rising above 2 degrees Celsius is still possible, according to 30 leading climate and energy experts.
Clean technology is the fastest-growing industry in Canada, and it could get a lot bigger. So why is so much focus put on supporting resource extraction?
In his book, Don’t Even Think About It, long-time British environmental activist George Marshall explores the psychological mechanisms that lead to people refusing to take climate change seriously.
Like nature, social movements take time to evolve and unfold. We don't always see their impacts as they happen. If we expect a dazzling blur of activity and immediate results, we’ll be disappointed.
We must build a mass movement to say no to any further expansion of carbon extraction.
Climate change deniers may unwittingly do us a favour if they shift our thinking away from average weather, global warming and climate change to the broader concept of a high-energy world.